Egypt welcomes UN resolution demanding immediate ceasefire in Gaza

Mon, 25 Mar 2024 - 09:15 GMT

Egypt demanded the immediate adherence to the ceasefire in a way that opens up space to deal with all aspects of the crisis, according to a statement released by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry on Monday.

Breakthrough in indirect talks between Israel, Hamas on ceasefire in Gaza: Al Qahera news

Fri, 15 Mar 2024 - 12:03 GMT

The proposal's first phase for a ceasefire involves the release of Israeli detainees including women, children, the elderly, and the sick. In exchange, a varying number of Palestinian prisoners, ranging from 700 to 1,000, would be released, as reported by Reuters.

Egypt to host a new round of talks on Gaza ceasefire

Sat, 09 Mar 2024 - 06:43 GMT

The talks will be participated by Egyptian, Qatari and US mediators, with Hamas representatives and aim to tackle the outcomes of the Paris meeting on reaching a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and a prisoner swap between the Palestinians and the Israelis, ahead of the holy month of Ramadan, which is expected to begin on Monday.

Egypt to host Gaza ceasefire talks on Sunday

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 - 09:15 GMT

The source added that Egypt is exerting tremendous efforts to reach a fair truce agreement ahead of the holy month of Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic Calendar during which Muslims worldwide fast from dawn to sunset.

FM urges Western countries to compel Israel to respect international law

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 - 09:31 GMT

During the meeting, which was held during Shoukry's visit to Geneva, the two sides discussed the humanitarian situation in the war-torn Gaza Strip, as the result of the war waged by Israel, which left about 30,000 people killed, said Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid.

Joint Arab-Islamic Summit calls for immediate ceasefire in Gaza

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 - 08:04 GMT

The members of the committee said that taking serious and urgent steps to ensure that relief corridors to deliver sufficient and urgent humanitarian, food and medical aid to the Gaza Strip is a must, expressing their rejection of restricting the entry of humanitarian aid.

Egypt criticizes 'unjustified repetitive U.S. use of veto' against Gaza ceasefire

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 - 05:20 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Wednesday with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Rio De Janeiro.

Sisi to Macron: Egypt rejects any form of Palestinian displacement from Gaza

Sat, 17 Feb 2024 - 08:49 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi emphasized Egypt’s unequivocal rejection of any form of displacement of Palestinians in a phone call with France’s President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday.

Hamas, Israel moving closer to deal to secure release of captives, pause Gaza attacks: Officials to NYT

Sun, 28 Jan 2024 - 12:44 GMT

Officials have told the New York Times that negotiators are nearing an agreement between Hamas and Israel for a pause in the Israeli attacks in exchange for the release of the remaining captives in Gaza.

Egyptian, Spanish FMs hold detailed talks on humanitarian conditions in Gaza Strip

Mon, 22 Jan 2024 - 07:56 GMT

Minister Shokry commended the role of Spain in backing the Palestinian Cause historically at the European Union (EU).

Negotiations to resolve Gaza crisis indispensable, Egypt’s role essential: High-level source

Wed, 03 Jan 2024 - 12:30 GMT

A high-level Egyptian source stressed on Wednesday that the path of negotiations to resolve the crisis in Gaza is irreplaceable, adding that Egypt’s role in this regard is also indispensable.

Egypt proposes framework for ceasefire in Gaza Strip: SIS chairman

Thu, 28 Dec 2023 - 03:14 GMT

Rashwan noted that the framework was articulated after listening to the viewpoints of all concerned parties.

Egypt’s suggested deal for ceasefire in Gaza is ‘preliminary proposal’, Source

Tue, 26 Dec 2023 - 07:45 GMT

An official Egyptian source said to Al Qahera News Channel that what is being discussed regarding an Egyptian proposal for a ceasefire in Gaza Strip is only a ‘preliminary proposal’.

Hamas: No talks unless Israel stops its aggression on Gaza

Mon, 25 Dec 2023 - 08:51 GMT

He added that Hamas leadership seeks with all forces to stop the aggression and massacres against the Palestinians completely not temporarily.

Egyptian, Iranian FMs discuss ways to reach comprehensive ceasefire in Gaza

Mon, 25 Dec 2023 - 06:01 GMT

The two ministers exchanged visions on the deteriorating humanitarian and security conditions in the Gaza Strip, and the international efforts to alleviate the humanitarian crisis that Palestinian people are suffering from.

Intelligence chiefs of Egypt, Israel, U.S. meet in Doha to discuss ceasefire extension in Gaza

Tue, 28 Nov 2023 - 02:35 GMT

The ceasefire began on Friday and was due to last for four days. Yet, it was extended for two additional days.

Egyptian FM receives phone call from Anthony Blinken

Sun, 26 Nov 2023 - 05:07 GMT

They discussed the updates of Gaza crisis and status of the current temporary ceasefire.

4-day truce between Hamas, Israel may be extended for additional 7 days

Sun, 26 Nov 2023 - 02:14 GMT

Chairman of the State Information Service Diaa Rashwan stated Saturday that the four-day truce, which started on Friday, may be extended for additional seven days.

BREAKING: Egypt contacts Israel, Hamas to consolidate truce

Fri, 24 Nov 2023 - 08:14 GMT

Egypt has been intensifying contacts with Israel and Hamas on Friday to consolidate the truce agreement.

Egypt’s Amir El-Masry Calls for Immediate Ceasefire in Gaza at the BAFTA Scotland Awards Ceremony

Mon, 20 Nov 2023 - 12:11 GMT

Amir El-Masry Calls for Immediate Ceasefire in Gaza at the BAFTA Scotland Awards Ceremony